Women and Prayer

Why are men and women separated by a mechitzah in the synagogue? Why arenít women counted for a minyan? Do women wear tallis and tefillin?

Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin is the official Chabad emissary to downtown Brooklyn and rabbi of Congregation Bínai Avraham in Brooklyn Heights, New York. He is the author of the books "Letters of Light", "By Divine Design", and "Guardian of Israel", and the co-author of "The Rabbi & The CEO".

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